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Screens in Times Square are black during a power outage, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York.
Michael Owens/AP Photo
July 14, 2019 - 3:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan power outage that temporarily turned off the bright lights of the big city only lasted for a few hours, but left plenty of lingering questions and calls for investigations on Sunday. Con Edison engineers and planners are looking into what happened at a substation on...
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Authorities were scrambling to restore electricity to Manhattan following a power outage that knocked out Times Square's towering electronic screens and darkened marquees in the theater district and left businesses without electricity.
Michael Owens/AP Photo
July 13, 2019 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio/AP) — On the anniversary of a 1977 blackout that hit most of New York City, a massive power outage brought the curtain down on Broadway shows and stalled traffic on Manhattan streets. Underground, the power outage affecting 73,000 customers for hours also left the subway...
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This photo shows blue light over New York, as seen from Manhattan Brough of New York on Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018.
Jay Reeves/AP
December 28, 2018 - 6:30 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A transformer explosion at an electrical plant set the skies above New York City ablaze in an eerie, pulsing blue light Thursday night, causing scattered power outages, delaying flights and sparking a social media storm of jokes about an alien invasion. The blast prompted a brief...
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